SimplyBiz has appointed Paul Savage and Sophie Metcalf to investment consultancy roles in recently launched Verbatim Asset Management.
Together they will be responsible for rolling out and integrating the adviser support firm's investment process.
Savage joins Verbatim from a research analyst position at threesixty, where he was responsible for the advisory, protection and specialist funds research panels.
Prior to this, he worked at Sesame as a compliance consultant.
Metcalf was most recently head of technical at a Leeds-based IFA, with responsibilities including fund research, paraplanning, and providing support with technical queries.
The hires follow the appointment to Verbatim earlier this month of Leone Pearce, previously platform development consultant for Bankhall's Portavista proposition. She is is joined by Monique de Lange from asset manager Orbis Investment Advisory.
Verbatim was launched in March offering SimplyBiz members free risk profiling software, asset allocation modelling tools and access to a range of independent investment solutions.
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